Sec Lending 2017

EDITORIAL: Lending with ease

SecuritIes lending is an activity that matters for Ucits funds, especially ETFs. These cheap index trackers have been predicted to use revenues from securities...

REGULATION: Shelter from SFTR

There are concerns that a new regulation will reduce the appetite of Ucits funds to lend their assets. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at the...

HEDGE FUNDS: Balmy conditions

As Catherine Lafferty reports, it looks like 2017 will go down as a positive year for hedge fund asset gathering and returns. With sunshine growth...

UCITS FUNDS: The long wait

The securities lending industry continues to push for greater involvement of Ucits funds in securities finance. Lynn Strongin Dodds gives the story so far. Historically,...

ROUNDTABLE: Incremental value

Our specialist panel looks at securities lending from the point of view of Ucits fund managers, considering the hurdles and the benefits. Matthew Chessum (investment...

SPONSORED FEATURE: The way ahead

Roundtable participant John Arnesen - head of agency lending, technical sales, Emea and Americas at BNP Paribas Securities Services - talks to Funds Europe about the...

SPONSORED FEATURE: Front-seat drivers

Securities lending is no longer just a way for fund managers to cover operational costs, such as custody, but has emerged as a vehicle...

HEDGE FUNDS: The big shorts

Catherine Lafferty and Nick Fitzpatrick look back on 2017’s top 10 short-selling episodes in European stock markets. Hedge fund activity picked up this year in...

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